HowTo: Magical LED Tin Can Lantern

Magical LED Tin Can Lantern

Instructables member mark-mark creates a beautiful effect with just a tin can lantern and an LED. It's as simple as it sounds: punch a decorative pattern into a tin can and insert your LED rig. Catch the impressive result here.

HowTo: Magical LED Tin Can Lantern

You Will Need:

  • Quart sized tin can with lid
  • Printed out paper pattern or design
  • Tape
  • Hammer
  • Awl or Ice pick (smaller tips work the best)
  • Wire for tin can handle (metal hanger or 16 gauge or type wire)
  • LED light circuit with batteries for illumination
  • Cotton towel (keeps can from rolling while punching holes)
  • Water
  • Freezer (prevents the tin can from denting during hole punching)

Click through for instructions.

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